IIT Patna Admission 2019 - Applications are invited for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) programme, starting in January 2020 in Various Departments, IIT Patna, Bihar. Indian Institute of Technology, Patna invites online applications from intending eligible candidates having M.Tech, Engg Graduate, PhD, M.Phil qualifications from 14 Oct 2019 to 31 Oct 2019.

We have mentioned all important information such as age limit, application fee, qualification, seat details, selection process etc. However, for verification and more information, the official notification pdf is also attached.

Important Dates

Starting Date to Apply Online14 Oct 2019
Closing Date to Apply Online31 Oct 2019
Last Date for receipt of completed Application Forms by IIT Patna in hard copy
7 Nov 2019

Application Fee

The application fee of ₹300/- for General/ OBC/ EWS (Male) candidates and ₹150/- for SC/ ST/ PwD/ Female (all categories) candidates, must be submitted online through SBI Collect. Link for payment: https://www.onlinesbi.com/prelogin/icollecthome.htm?corpID=595859

Age Limit

28 years (B.Tech./ B.E./ M.Sc./ MA/ MCA/ MBA) and 32 years (M.Tech./ M.E./ M.S./ M.Phil.)
Upper age limit is relaxed up to 05 years in case of candidate belonging to Schedule Castes/ Schedule Tribes, Women, Physically Handicapped and OBC applicants.

Location

Indian Institute of Technology, Patna

Eligibility

1. PhD in Engineering: 
For admission to the PhD Programme in Engineering Department, a candidate must satisfy one of the following criteria:
(i) Candidates having M.Tech./ M.E. degree in an Engineering/ Technology, with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks.
(ii) Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Technology (from any Institute other than IITs) in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 8.0 or 75% of marks.
(iii) Bachelor’s degree from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.0.
(iv) Master’s degree in Science in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.5 or 70%.
2. PhD in Science:
For admission to the PhD Programme in Science departments, a candidate must satisfy one of the following criteria:
(i) M.Phil. or Master’s degree in Science in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks.
(ii) Master’s degree in Engineering/ Technology in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks
(iii) Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Technology from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.0.
(iv) Bachelor’s degree in a related area in Engineering/ Technology (from any Institute other than IITs/ IISc) in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 8.0 or 75% of marks.
3. PhD in Humanities and Social Sciences: 
For admission to the PhD Programme in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS), a candidate must satisfy one of the following criteria:
(i) M.Phil. or Master’s degree in Arts/ Commerce/ Science in a relevant area with a minimum of 55%marks or equivalent.
(ii) Master’s degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Design in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% marks.
(iii) Bachelor’s degree from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.0.
(iv) Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Technology (from any Institute other than IITs/ IISc) in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.5 or 70% marks.

Direct Admission (Waiver of Written Test)

For candidates in Sciences, Engineering &Technology:
The Institute may admit exceptionally bright students and Full-time (Institute Fellows) directly (i.e., without written test) into the PhD program. Eligible candidates meeting one of the following criteria may be considered for a waiver of the written test:
1. B.Tech. from the IITs, graduated within the last five years, with a degree in the respective discipline with a CPI/ CGPA of 8/10 and above.
2. Masters from the IITs/ IISc, graduated within the last five years, with a degree in the respective discipline with a CPI/ CGPA of 8.5/10 and above.

Relaxation for SC/ST Candidates

Eligibility criteria will be relaxed by 5% marks or 0.5 CPI for SC/ ST applicants.

Departments

1. Chemical & Biochemical Engineering
2. Chemistry
3. Civil & Environmental
4. Engineering Computer Science and Engineering
5. Electrical Engineering
6. Humanities and Social Sciences
7. Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
8. Mathematics
9. Mechanical Engineering
10. Physics

How to Apply

Eligible applicants can submit online application through the official website of Indian Institute of Technology, Patna on or before 31 Oct 2019 through the direct "Apply Online" link given below. You are required to send final submitted application generated online duly signed along with self attested copies of mark sheets & certificates (from class X to highest degree obtained/appeared), caste certificate (if applicable), GATE / NET/ Relevant certificate related to any fellowship, experience certificate and other testimonials (both sides) and printed e-receipt of online payment to the following address to reach on or before 07 Oct 2019:
“The Assistant Registrar (Academics), Indian Institute of Technology Patna, Bihta, Kanpa Road, District - Patna, Bihar, PIN – 801106”.

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